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Sep 29, 2012 10:15pm EDT
quote i will pay down the national debt. i will put medicare and social security in a lockbox and protect them. and i will cut taxes for middle- class families. i believe it's important to
Sep 12, 2012 1:00pm EDT
quote oversight by the administration and congress. every 60 days, justice department, national security officials and the director of national intelligence conduct
Sep 12, 2012 1:00pm EDT
quote national security without sacrificing the civil liberties of american citizens. i urge my colleagues to join me in support of this bill and i'll reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the
Sep 1, 2012 9:50pm EDT
quote a system of national
Sep 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and spirit to lead our party back to victory and our nation to greatness. i am grateful too that you have provided us with such a strong platform to stand on and to run on. [applause] the rights of man, civil and economic rights essential to the human dignity of all men are at our goal and our first principle. this is a platform on which i can run with enthusiasm and conviction. i am grateful that i can rely in the coming months on many others, on a distinguished running mate who brings unity and strength to our platform and our ticket, lyndon johnson. [applause] on one of the most articulate spokesman of modern times, adelaide stevenson. on a great factor for our needs as a nation as a people, stewart simonton. on my traveling companion in wisconsin and west virginia, senator humphrey. on our devoted and courageous chairman, paul butler. and on that fighting campaigner whose support i now welcome, president truman. i feel a lot safer with all of them on my side. and i am proud of the contrast of our republican competitors. not one challenger has dared to put his head up in the last 12 mo
Sep 9, 2012 3:15pm EDT
a set of goals for your country, goes in manufacturing, energy, education, national security in the deficit. a real achievable plans that will lead to new jobs, more opportunity, and rebuild the economy and a stronger foundation. that is what we can do in the next four years, and that is why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. [applause] >> find in the speech from both the democratic and republican conventions on line at the c-span video library. book tv coverage from the 2012 rose above reading festival continues. mary stuck the talks about her book, the finding americans, the presidency in national identity. >> now i have to try to be engaging. i think the most important thing to understand about the presidency in this context is that we always have choices. when you pick a president you are absolutely picking a particular kind of policy, but you're also picking a definition of our national identity -- identity. if you hear president and you like what they're saying to make you feel yourself call to the presidency than they are speaking to you
Sep 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
quote represent us around the globe. no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. alter that character or eclipse the light of the values we stand for. today we mourn for more americans who represent the very best of the united states of america. we will not waiver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. and make no mistake, justice will be done. but we also know that the lives these americans led stand in stark contrast to those of their attackers. these four americans stood up for freedom. and human dignity. they should give every merng great pride in the country that they served. in the hope that our flag represents to people around the globe who also yearn to live in freedom and with dignity. we grieve with their families, but let us carry on their memory and let us continue their work of seeking a stronger america
Sep 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
quote represent us around the globe. no acts of terror will shake the resolve of our nation, alter that character or eclipse our values. today, we mourn four more americans who represent the very best of the united states of america. we will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. and make no mistake, justice will be done. the lives these americans led stand in contrast to those of their attackers. these four americans stood up for freedom. and human dignity. they should give every american great pride in the country that they serve. and the hope that our flag represents to people around the globe who also yearn to live in freedom and with dignity. we grieve with their families. but let us carry on their memory and let us continue their work of seeking a stronger america, and a better world for all of our children.
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
quote no act of terror will shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for. today we mourn for more americans who represent the very best of -- for four americans who represent the best of the united states of america. we will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act and make no mistake, justice will be done. but we also know that the lives these americans led stand in stark contrast to those of their attackers. these four americans stood up for freedom. and human dignity. they should give every american great pride in the country that they served. and the hope that our flag represents to people around the globe who also yearn to live in freedom. and with dignity. we grieve with their families, but let us carry on their memory and let us continue their work seeking a stronger america and a better world for all of our children. thank you.
Sep 1, 2012 7:25pm EDT
, must not now turn from the needs of their neighbors. [applause] our party and our nation will continue to extend the hand of compassion. and extend the hand of affection and love to the old and the sick and the hungry. [applause] for who among us there betray the command though shall open they hand to the brother and i need be in by land. -- to they brother and they needy in they land. the need that we seek to fill, the hopes that we speak to realize. but our needs are not our hopes along. they are the needs and hopes of most of the people. most americans want medical care for older citizens and so do i. [applause] most americans want fair and stable prices and decent income for our farmers. and so do i.. most americans want a decent home and a decent neighborhood for all. and so do i.. most americans want an education for every child to the limit of his ability and so do i. most americans want a job for every man who wants to work and so do i. most americans want victory in our war against poverty and so do i. most americans want continually expanding and growing prosperity and so why
Sep 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of the golden gate national parks, please give a warm welcome to mr. frank dean. [applause] >> thank you, janet. thank you, governor, for your remarks about public works and public-service. as superintendent of the golden gate national parks, there can be no more but the place and the namesake of our park, the golden gate. today, we are standing at the very center of a vast urban national park that is connected by the spectacular bridge. i might add, this national park is celebrating its 40th anniversary celebration this year. just as this national park resulted from a surprising vision, so, too, did the bridge. here we have the perfect blend of human achievement and natural splendor or. when the golden gate bridge was proposed, many people questioned whether it could live up to the beauty of the golden gate straight, the natural break that connected san francisco bay to the ocean. we can see today that the natural beauty was not only matched, but enhanced. as stewards of the national park lands that greed and support this bridge, we are honored to be partners in this celebration of its every f
Sep 22, 2012 1:20pm EDT
for our reception. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> today, our coverage continues with remarks from president obama at a campaign rally in milwaukee. it is one month before early voting begins in wisconsin. see that rally live today at 6:40 p.m. eastern here on c- span. right after that, first lady michelle obama delivers remarks at the congressional black caucus foundation awards dinner here in washington. 7:30 p.m. eastern also on c- span. >> i think there are a lot of anti-obama books out there and a fair amount of books defending the president. i wanted to write a book to describe an answer of the most important question. as a look at barack obama character. here is a guy who has very little executive experience. his entire life is at the committee table in the illinois state house or u.s. senate or in various meetings, but he is never the guy in the front of the room deciding or making the hard calls. said in may, he is in the most -- suddenly, he is president of the united states, leader of the free
Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
. [ female e announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> scandal hits a nationally known high school in hyattsville. dematha high school football players accused of hiring prostitutes after a football game. >> a district heights police officer off the street this morning after he shot a theft suspect. >> thought you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you cannot visit the in olympics without insulting our closest allies. >> president obama with sharp words for mitt romney when it comes to foreign affairs. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. we made it to friday, september 7. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get started with adam caskey. >> 5:01. we do have patchy fog developing especially west and northwest of washington. anywhere that arraigned yesterday, you have a high likelihood of fog this morning. 65 in woodbrige along with waldorf. 70 in fairfax. silver spring, 68. 72 and reagan national. berdi uniform temperatures. 90 this af
Sep 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
our nation and the cause of freedom around the world. it's been that way for nearly 70 years. the story you're about to hear today is a story i hope will reach every american, because it's really a story about america, about ordinary american families, about how we face the perils, uncertainties, and tragedies of life, and about how we, as individuals and a nation, come together to heal the wounds of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for all that we hold dear. it's a story of reflection, remembrance, and renewal. it's also a story about hope for the future. >> and i remember--you know, some days my wife would be sitting here, and just the fact that her presence-- that's all i wanted, was just her presence. we didn't have to say anything, the fact that i knew that she was there and i was over here, that's all i cared about. nothing else. that i knew that she was here. >> the other two came home, and i made sure they got some good food, you know, stuffed 'em as much as i could, with anything they'd eat, figuring that they wouldn't be eating a lot for a while. and, um..
Sep 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
-verse plan. rethink possible. >> ♪ >> narrator: there are over 160 monuments and memorials in our nation's capital, dating back to the founding of america. some honor a select few men and women who shaped our country and helped define who we are as a nation today... generals, political leaders, poets, statesmen, and scientists who changed the course of american history. some raised the hopes and aspiration of a nation unique in all the world. others set forth the values and ideals on which our republic was based, and to which we would aspire for generations to come. still others honor ordinary americans who, through their courage, dedication, and commitment, made extraordinary contributions to america and the cause of freedom around the world. many left their families and the comfort and security of home to unselfishly answer the call when their nation needed them most, and fought and died for all that we hold dear today. virtually all span the great history of america, commemorating events and individuals of our distant past. one, however, is unique among all the rest, for it represents
Sep 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and be the nation to stake that flag on the monday, -- moon, we won because we resolved to do it. we did it with great passion. we did it with intellect. we did it coming together as a people and we worked together as one nation. on this give day of 9/11 where we reflect upon those tragedies, where our virtues as a nation, our liberties, our freedoms, our opportunities were challenged and threatened, numbed us for a moment but we came back with great resolve. let's show the passion here that we did in the 1960's to win that global race on space, let's invest, let's go forward, let's make certain we don't tie the hands of america behind their back and move forward and invest in an economy, in a race that is important to our efforts to maintain our leadership on the international scale. . mr. courtney: as moody's indicated, sequestration, january 1st, there is only one place where it can get resolved and that is in this room. there are ideas on the table which i think clearly show a middle ground, in fact, more than a middle ground as ways of solving these problems. the president has put o
Sep 1, 2012 10:10pm EDT
and restored this nation in its darkest hours -- franklin d. roosevelt. [applause] ours is the party of a fighting democrat who showed us that a common man could be an uncommon leader -- harry s. truman. [applause] ours is the party of a brave young president who called the young at heart, regardless of age, to seek a "new frontier" of national greatness -- john f. kennedy. [applause] and ours is also the party of a great-hearted texan who took office in a tragic hour and who went on to do more than any other president in this century to advance the cause of human rights. lyndon johnson. [applause] our party was built out of the sweatshops of the old lower east side, the dark mills of new hampshire, the blazing hearths of illinois, the coal mines of pennsylvania, the hard- scrabble farms of the southern coastal plains, and the unlimited frontiers of america. ours is the party that welcomed generations of immigrants -- the jews, the irish, the italians, the poles, and all the others, enlisted them in its ranks and fought the political battles that helped bring them into the american m
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
for the nonaligned nations. he thinks of himself as a leader of those people those countries. his message is the united states is oppressing the world. it is you know, an imperial list country and i, the leader of iran, am leading the charge against imperialism. so i think you're going to hear a lot of that. now in line with that he will often go over the top in terms of attacking israel talking about, you know, the term things the united states does but i do think we might -- you know, we might get him trying to make his mark in history. >> i want to ask you, maybe we can switch to some pictures outside the u.n. because as was not unexpected, jill, here are the protests that typically follow this leader throughout new york in fact. there have been protests outside of his hotel. who are's a live protest outside the u.n. various different groups. a lot of iranian americans. i'm following live pictures inside the u.n. he's taken the chair beside the lectern. it will be interesting to watch to see if any other delegations walk out. maybe others have joined the united nation
Sep 15, 2012 9:30pm EDT
the army national guard as a medivac pilot. he was loved by his students and moved by his deep commitment to them. one student said, he opened up my eyes and by heart to the world. many others became teachers, nurses, firefighters. bill retired from the classroom and return to serve in the pentagon. there is no doubt he lost his life that morning because he stops to help somebody. there were thousands like bill that day. life takes on meaning only as the causes to which we attach ourselves have meeting. -- have meaning. we become what we are through some cause we make our own. september 11 will always stand apart from other days. because of what those things say about all americans. as we remember the 184 lives that ended here and those that died in new york and pennsylvania, let us commit ourselves to the ideals for which they lived and they believed. step -- and which they believed. let us honor the generation inspired to stepforward to defend our nation. a generation that still fights in afghanistan. let's rededicate our lives to giving back. the strength of our democracy has always re
Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
current numbers, reagan national 65 after overnight lows in the 50s. 68 annapolis. still cool north and west. 55 in the mountains. hagerstown, martinsburg and winchester 55 degrees. quiet weather pattern lots of sunshine expected. high pressure will keep things nice and dry around here for not only your day today but really right through the middle and end of the week. the weather pattern is going to be pretty much the same and it's a good one. here's your forecast for today. well, that's your forecast for tonight. something to look forward to. clear and cool overnight. i'll give you a quick look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. 79 with lots of sunshine. more details coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning, we are remembering 9/11. today is the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history h this is a live look at the memorial at ground zero in new york where ceremonies will be held throughout the morning. here in our area, the biggest events are happening at the pentagon. >> several top brass are du
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. be healthy. captioned by the national captioning institute is abc7and in hd, this >> 3 breaking stories. up, from prince william county. police say a man was stabbed men broke into his home. officers say the suspects stole the man's vehicle. searching for an older 1990 white buick regal sedans. the suspect and the victims know other and there is no general threat to the public. posted when weu get any more information. another story from culpeper, virginia. death and how it is tied to another death. a man who was shot and killed by culpeper police officer has - whose wife was shot dead culpeper police officer has dead in his apartment. just six months later, his wife andshot by a police officer he filed criminal charges. what people are saying about this. >> investigators are saying very little. stage, it does not appear that fall play was a factor. the latestng debt is in this investigation that captivated the community and consumed the last six months of life.ook's >> i have a lot of questions. i would like to find out what is on.g >> a heart broken gary cook
Sep 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
this is better than anything. >> an emotional night for the die-hard national fans. back to the playoffs for the t time since 1943. exciting. good morning, everybody. happy friday. is september 21. i am pamela brown. >> i am kendis gibson. now to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> its corn to be the best day outside and enjoy the outdoors. will be a little 80 this afternoon. changes for the weekend. showers and a thunderstorm is expected on saturday. some could be severe. then another big cooldown in the forecast. temperatures right now, 61 in d.c., 56 at dulles. mostly sunny and 65 at 9:00, 72 noon, 79 at 5:00. let's check on traffic. in falmouth, representative and up construction. across the 14th street bridge. construction still in place in .he district pennsylvania avenue over the been shut downs because of the a paving project. last place295, your inbound 11ths street bridge. in the tysons area on the beltway, construction schedule be there until 5:00. the beltway in maryland looks good. back to you. >> thank you. nationals fans, the wait is .ver we are in the playoffs. >> let's begin
Sep 1, 2012 9:50pm EDT
. this is the time for truth, not falsehood. in a democratic nation no one likes to say that his inspiration came from secret arrangements behind closed doors. but in a sense, that is how my candidacy began. i am here as your candidate tonight in large part because during four administrations of both parties a terrible war has been charted behind closed doors. [cheers and applause] i want those doors open, and i want that war closed. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] and i make these pledges above all others -- the doors of government will be open, and that war will be closed! [cheers and applause] a habit of integrity, not a strategy of politics. if we nurture the habit of truth in this campaign, we will continue to be truthful once we are in the white house. [cheers and applause] let us say to americans as woodrow wilson said in his campaign of 1912, "let me inside the government, and i will tell you what is going on there." [cheers and applause] wilson believed and i believe that the destiny of america is always safer in the hands of the people than in the conference rooms of any eli
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
's coming up next week in the democratic national convention and show you a little bit of the schedule that you'll be able to see on c-span and the other networks. day one, tuesday, september 4, the convention platform is unveiled along with a speech by former president jimmy carter. julianne castro takes to the podium. first lady michelle obama is expected to speak on tuesday, september 4. wednesday, september 5, elizabeth warren who's running for senate in massachusetts will be going up and making a speech. the nominating speech will be made by former president bill clinton and temperature vote on the presidential nomination, the roll call of the states all takes place on wednesday, september 5. on thursday, vice president biden speaks, and president barack obama makes his acceptance speech. you'll be able to see that all on the c-span network. you'll be able to listen to it on c-span radio. for all of the information on our coverage of the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina, go to our webpage, back to the phones. brian in san antonio, texas is on
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
gibson reporting from northwest. >> something else causing excitement the nationals big victory yesterday for the first time in 79 years. major-league baseball postseason tickets on sale in the nation's capital. an incredible night in southeast washington. >> national stance, the wait is over. your team is in the playoffs. >> music to the ears. the nationals cleanse the wild- card spot in the playoffs with last night's victory over the dodgers. the players say their goal is to win the east. they are savoring this moment. >> seeing people here for years the fans, 100 games a year, now for them to have a team and for the city to have a baseball team through it before it's pretty special. >> it is a baby step. >> they did admit to a subdued champagne toast after the victory, but they took it in stride. the fans were ecstatic. >> i waited 34 years for this. i have a dog named hondo after frank howard. this is better than sex, better than anything. >> ticket went on sale at 10:00 this morning and cause a jam on the national website with fans being shuffled into a waiting room. the weight was a
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am EDT
[captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] . . what iss a look at coming up today on c-span. in about 30 minutes, we will go to the united nations in new york city for remarks by iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. following his remarks, we will hear from egyptian president morsi and british prime minister david cameron. president obama is on the campaign trail today in ohio. early voting in that state begins on october 8. we will hear from the president at kent state university at 5:40 eastern. watch engage with the c-span as the candidates meet for the first debate, wednesday, october 3, from the university of denver. jim lehrer moderates the 90- minute debate with questions focusing on domestic policy. after the debate, your calls, e- mails, and tweets. >> i want c-spa -- i watched c- span every time -- especially when there are events going on to it every time something is going on, i want to watch c-span because they typically have the best, most unbiased view. if i want to get spun in a circle, i will watch one of the other stations. i love it c-span. i wa
Sep 1, 2012 9:00pm EDT
.q [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captions performed by national captioning institute] the national income has increased in 1933 to $203 billion in 1947. the greatest in all the history of the world. these benefits have been spread to all the people because it is the business of the democratic party to see that some people get a fair share these days. this last congress proved just the opposite for the republicans. we converted the greatest and best of the republicans to our viewpoint on that subject. [cheers and applause] the united states has to accept its full responsibility for leadership in american affairs. we are the backers and the people that organized and started the united nations. first started under that great democratic party. the league was sabotaged by the republicans in 1920 and we must see that the united nations continues a strong and growing body so we can have everlasting peace in the world. we removed the trade barriers in the world, which is the best message we can have for peace. we have started a program which means that u.s., china,
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
. in the nation's capital, vice president joe biden hosted a reception for hispanic leaders last night. he predicted most would see a hispanic president in their lifetime and took a swipe at mitt romney. >> when i hear some of our friends talk about, you know, a nation that is a culture of dependency, all i have to do is hang out with you guys. i mean it. all they got to do is look around this country and see the vibrancy of what is on the horizon. >> biden added the obama administration was determined to fix the nation's immigration policies. the prime minister of israel and palestinian president addressed the united nations general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad wants the u.n. to recognize palestine as an observer state. netanyahu is expected to talk about the threat from iran's nuclear program. and yesterday egyptian's new president spoke. >> reporter: egypt's newly elected president made his first appearance. >> translator: today every egyptian shares a sense of self-confidence. >> reporter: he called for the world to step in to end the violence in syria. >> translator: we have to put a
Sep 20, 2012 10:30pm PDT
achievement award for services rendered to the asian american community and services rendered to our nation. i give to you secretary mineta. [applause] >> i cannot think of a more appropriate gift tonight than to receive this bat. i want to thank the mayor, and everyone, members of the board of supervisors, for hosting this event tonight. all of us who have had the privilege of serving in public service have gone to that point because we were standing on the shoulders of those who preceded us. i want everybody here to remember that whenever they do in the future, bring everything you are and bring everything you want to the jobs you are going to be doing. there are tremendous opportunities that are out there. asian-pacific american heritage week is a time for all of us to be able to show the majority community what we are capable of doing. it is also a time when people in the asian pacific american community are learning about each other. many people say that the united states should be a melting pot. i did not believe in the melting pot theory. when you have a melting pot, you put all the ing
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
national charlotte wraps up in try toesident obama voters to keep him in office a second term. >> investigators try to sort out a district leading to officer ofice suspect >>d a theft . scandal rocks dematha high team, playersl of hiring a prostitute after a road game. good morning, washington. friday, september 7. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's say good morning to meteorologist adam caskey. talk temperatures. developing, which over the nextker couple hours. 72 at reagan national, still time oferage for this year. 68 in frederick. partly cloudy today. hot and muggy. % chance of a stray storms later on today. high temperatures around 90 degrees. some areas of rain saturday evening with a cold front. much more comfortable behind that. sunshine on sunday, highs in the upper 70's. angela, how is the commute? >> good friday morning. unfortunately, serious accident. montgomery county police on the way to the accident reported on 108 at 650 damascus rd.. we will update you in a moment. we are in the final hour of overnight construction. on the beltway in maryland a
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> coming up, the role of religion at the democratic national convention. plus, a novelist who's also a catholic deacon on how faith is reflected in his work. >> major funding for "religion and ethics newsweekly" is provided by the lily endowment, an indianapolis-based private family foundation dedicated to religion, community development, and edution. additioal fundinglso provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. the jane hensen foundation. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >> welcome. i'm bob abernathy. it's good to have you with us. for today's start of our 16th year on the air. president obama accepted his party's nomination for re-election at the democratic national convention in charlotte is week lat week our managing editor kim lauten reported on religion at the republican national convention. today, the democrats and religion's sometimes controversial role at their gathering. >> in accepting the democratic nomination, president obama sounded several religious themes
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of the giant panda cub. john gonzalez is at the national zoo to find out more about what happened. >> hard braking. mei xiang has been cradling a toy since she lost her cubs a female, and there were signs of abnormality in her liver. a somber day at the national zoo. this emotional visitor came with bamboo and a separate card. >> why the 6- day-old cub has died. was>> the liver by touching, felt a little hard in places. >> the father has spent time outdoors. the panda exhibit remains closed to the public. margie and her daughter traveled from pittsburgh to stop at the zoo. >> everyone is sad about it. we were looking forward to coming back in the year or so to see how it grew. >> it was mei xiang's distress calls that alerted zookeeper's that something was wrong with the newborn. she has been showing signs of mourning. >> she has been seen cradling an object. we think it was her natural instinct. >> i wondered if they felt sorrow. >> an official cause of death will not be known for about a week. mei xiang is slowly returning to normal today, eating benbamboo. zoo officials did not discus
Sep 11, 2012 10:00am EDT
this was serious. this was an attack on our nation, on our country. after i got to the courthouse, we learned that a third airplane flying over washington, d.c., very close to the building we are in, the united states capitol, went down the street less than a mile and crashed into the pentagon. and that was at 9:37 eastern time. then a fourth airplane, we remembered as flight 93, was flying toward washington, d.c., probably the capitol or the white house where some good right thinking folks took control of the plane from a high jacker an they were -- hi jacker and they were -- hijack er and they were crashed in a field. on september 11, 2001, this nation was attacked. 3,000 people were killed that day. it's interesting that the attackers decided to attack the world trade center because people from 90 nationalities were in the world trade center building. the south and the north. so it was more than an attack on america, it was an attack on the people of the world. freedom-loving people. people who believed in living life and liberty. the murder was done by 19 radicals who murdered in the name
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
assembly i have the honor to welcome to the united nations his excellency mahmoud amadinejad president of the economic republic of iran invited to address the assembly. [applause] 's been in the name of god, the compassionate the merciful, may peace and blessings be upon the greatness of -- he has chosen a companion and divine messengers. of the god hasten the emergence of your children. grant him good health and victory and make us his best companions and all those who attain to his reckless. mr. president excellencies and ladies and gentlemen i think the almighty god for having given me the chance to participate in speaking. we have gathered here to ponder and work together for building a better life for the entire human community and for our nation's. comments from iran. the glory and beauty, the land of knowledge, wisdom and morality. the cradle of philosophy and mysticism, the land of compassion and life, the land of scientists, philosophers, and writers. [inaudible] i represent a great and proud nation that is a founder of human civilization and an inheritor of respected universa
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Sep 7, 2012 6:35pm PDT
, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! >> oh, nation-- (cheers and applause) >> nation, what can i say, nation, i got to tell you, listen. folks, you, you had me at stephen, stephen. folks, tonight is the final night of the democratic national strokefest. the highlight-- the highlight tonight of course is president obama's big speech where he will accept his party's nomination for a second term. now i have not seen the speech, but i can tell you is a failure. (laughter) not because of what he said, but where he said it. jim? >> organizers have also decided that tomorrow's acceptance speech by president obama will have to move inside, scrapping plans to hold it in a huge football stadium. >> his speech is now being moved here to this smaller arena indoors. the campaign says the possibility of storms and lightning forcing the move. >> they moved it inside because they couldn't fill the stadium, period. >> period. >> it wasn't the weather. they knew what the weather was going to be months ago. >> stephen: exactly. (laughter) >> stephen: they knew what the weather was going to be month
Sep 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
solve the nationaln debt -- national debt scope over 15- -- go over 15 trillion dollars. we have suffered from one president -- an unpresident said -- unprecedented downgrading of our credit rating. you know that debt is not the way we need to go for this future. [applause] president obama, when he was a candidate in 2018, said it was on patriotic to act -- in 2008, said it was unpatriotic to add to the national debt. illinois now has been lost -- the most public debt per capita than any state in the nation. they have been most underfunded liabilities for their public pensions. they are $4 billion behind in paying their bills on time. when there was republican control of the house, we took a fiscal mess in got it straightened out. we are only spending 97% of revenue and we have restored the money that was taken from the cash reserve. we projected five years in advance. we have a sustainable budget and we are looking at further reductions in taxes and regulations to grow jobs in the iowa economy. [applause] barron's magazine recently came out with the rating of all 60 states in te
Sep 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
on the humanitarian situation. >> michelle obama drums up support at the democratic national convention. >> and a strike by list on the cabin crew grounds thousands of passengers at three major german airports. >> the president of the international red cross has launched a mission to syria to seek greater protection for civilians. rubble-held areas are reported to be facing severe food shortages and a number of refugees fleeing the company's is mounting. >> they met with president assad in damascus to seek an end to the situation in the war torn country. >> they met for 45 minutes. he left damascus -- left damascus with a promise of the red cross could operate in damascus as long as the state impartial. >> the meeting in touched on issues related to the protection of the civilian population. during the conduct of hostility, the necessity for immediate access to health care services, to food and other basic necessities that have increased due to the continuing fighting. >> the lack of such necessities and the fear of violence are forcing people to flee in their thousands. this amateur fo
Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
part of the abc 7 viewing area. e-6 in gaithersburg and winchester and frederick. 59 at reagan national, 48 in manassas. 45 in cumberland. 43 in elkins. -- 46 in gaithersburg. you can open the windows later on. highs in the mid to upper 70's. total sunshine. bright sunshine for the rest of the workweek. to mid '80s on wednesday and thursday, but it will not be very humid. next chance of rain on the weekend, maybe late saturday. steve? >> a look at the beltway at new hampshire avenue. there was overnight roadwork. things are moving smoothly on the inner loop. light volume. kenilworth avenue, there's still some work, but no delay. 95 northbound, some flashing lights and some roadwork in the fredericksburg area and they are picking up northbound and southbound. a brief delay. that's in the process of being picked up. should be gone soon. near the dulles toll road, that looks good with no problems. back to you. >> thank you. 4:31. a search is under way for someone to attack the teenage girl with a taser in broad daylight. it happened at the richard road in wheaton -- pritchard rd. >> montgo
Sep 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
'm mitt romney and i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute >> live and in hd, this is abc news at 11. >> her attacker is on the loose neighborhood is on edge. traumatized by what she saw. this is the alley behind me victim.e found the the victim was wearing sneakers jeans. neighbors suspect somebody her here in broad daylight. >> i have never seen anything like it. >> she first spotted the woman just after 6:00 saturday evening in this alley. >> one i got close, it hits me. blood. i saw a lady who was traumatized. her nose may be broken. her pants were off her body. >> she had gone out to what occurred dog and saw nothing in the alley. -- she had gone now to what dog and saw nothing in e alley or around 5:00. d.c. police will only confirm foundhe woman was unconscious and had been sexually assaulted. it is disturbing news in this quiet neighborhood. it seems out of character. >> we moved here because it was a quiet place. >> it was a little disconcerting. >> i have a 13-year-old daughter who walks by herself. the victimold that h
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
see that live on c-span at 4:15 p.m. eastern. readers from all the member nations are invited to address the assembly at the opening of the term. nor own the role of foreign policy and the presidential campaign from washington journal this is 45 minutes. he is the former undersecretary of state from political affairs from 2005 to 2008. the george w. bush administration. he is teachly currently at the professor of diplomacy and international politics at harvard. thank you for joining us. >> it's a pleasure to be with you. >> thank you. you heard the speeches from new york and the play about the dualing foreign policy points. what's your take away as far as what each candidates had to say in new york? >> guest: first i think it's very interesting that foreign policy and national security issues have made a real come comeback. they are a big part of the discussion. i think it's a good thing because foreign policy is important to every single american. because we live in a globalized world. i thought president obama gave a thoughtful and he focused 0 the middle east and the tragic
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
live at new york city, home of the united nations. world leaders from 193 countries are gathering for the annual meeting of the general assembly. president mahmoud ahmadinejad will address the meeting on wednesday. he had blistering words at israel today. more on that in a moment. he took aturity cil the subject of ir nuclear program. >> translator: we have business thatome members of the chosen silence with little regard tthe nuclear warheads ofhe fake regime while at the same time they impede scientific progress of other nations. >> president obama is in new york tonight ahead of his speech on tuesday, a speech that will condemn violent protests in the middle east and underscore his commitment to keep iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. meanwhile, with just 43 days to go until this country's election, mitt romney has campaigned in colorado. the latest national cnn poll has president obama with a four point lead over governor romney against the backdrop of the political race in this country and turmoil in the middle east, it seemed the perfect time to sit down with ahmadineja
Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> national stands, the wait is over. in the >> what a time to be a national stamp. qualified for the playoffs for the first time in years. brianne carter is live in e some folksrk, wher there.bably like a lot of people celebrating. president obama making a campaign stop in virginia today. this comes as controversy one person posted on clint eastwood's speech.e t us in the u.s. will to wait a few more hours for the release of the iphone 5. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. we have made it to friday. morning, washington. is september 21. i'm kendis gibson. i am pamela brown. let's get a check on the weather jeras.cqui looks like we are in store for a friday. >> you are looking at the best of thethe week in terms weather. it's going to be absolutely beautiful. be warmeres will today. high temperatures around 80. were hoping it would weekend,ugh the saturdayorms possible afternoon and saturday night. cooldown to end the weekend. skies but now, 60 n national, 53 at dulles, 52 in petersb
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